Poetry

Stillness Within Madness

Image source: Photo by Sebastian Voortman from Pexels https://www.pexels.com/photo/action-adventure-aerial-aerial-shot-312105/ Patience is key You see and I see The mind comes in a hurry That’s when I need to stay sturdy Just sitting seems fitting Being and waiting This all looks like an appropriate setting If only I wasn’t so damn Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Windows

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/architecture-bridge-buildings-canal-534077/ I am my own companion Looking into windows Don’t know those people They seem to have a good time The pain rips through Self inflicted pain Ideas of how things should be Deemed bad by me Just sitting with myself now I’ve been down this road before Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

New

Image source: My private collection. Somewhere near Viljandi, Estonia. It is in the newness where the soul resides It awaits, longing for the return of the king Or queen Unfortunately It is always searching Grasping for new realms Not yet created It has always been like this We are born Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Podcast

Ask Ian Episode 2

Second episode of the Ask Ian show. This one is about emotional processing and digging deeper to find ease in simplicity. Enjoy! Ian

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Slowly

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. As silence finds a way into my prayer I know I’m well connected to sources Yet unknown to me Resting finds a place in my experience And care of the world is known More deeply This is a road for the Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Seeking for Guidance

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. Whispers in the night The speak so quietly Delicately they talk about Your divine right Romping through the plains With mysticism in their minds What are You seeking weary traveler? They ask with only one thing in mind To remind me Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Enough

Image source: My private collection. Gran Canaria, Agaete. When am I ready to surrender enough? Enough to let go? Surrender to the pain that drives me To the fire that ignites when I open my eyes On some days it’s harder More difficult to let go Hope for a better Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Process

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. Connecting to myself and others Is a slow process of opening up to the prayer that is life. Ian Altosaar

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

A New Dawn

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. As I’m sitting here And the sun is about to rise I’m looking back at The fires that were lit somewhere Down the line There a churning in my stomach A fire is burning An energy rising I feel a certain Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

A Quiet Affair

Image source: Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. A quiet affair Life sometimes is I’m called to sit and feel More than Run around and peel The layers from my needs Sitting feels healthy I can again notice the quietness It speaks so loudly to my soul Seems like I’m becoming more Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago